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English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning Charles Whynne-Hammond

English Place-Names Explained: Their Origins and Meaning

Charles Whynne-Hammond

Published May 28th 2013
ISBN : 9781846748455
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257 pages
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Blubberhouses, Stanstead Mountfitchet and Melbury Bubb ! English place names can be curious and amusing. They can also tell us about our past. England s towns, villages farms, and even fields, have names whose beginnings stretch back over 2,000MoreBlubberhouses, Stanstead Mountfitchet and Melbury Bubb ! English place names can be curious and amusing. They can also tell us about our past. England s towns, villages farms, and even fields, have names whose beginnings stretch back over 2,000 years. In this well researched book Charles Whynne-Hammond explains the meanings and derivations of these names. He also covers the names of cinemas, theatres, football clubs, and even shopping centres